Alpha santalol, which is an active ingredient of Sandalwood that regulates and lowers the production of melanin and is a favourite choice of many for purposes of skin lightening. Sandalwood contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. From the earliest days , it is extensively used in the treatment of several skin conditions like acne, eczema, psoriasis to name a few. Sandalwood contains several antioxidant agents that combats pre-mature ageing of the skin. It actively works against age promoting oxygen free radicals and keeps the skin youthful. Sandalwood is highly antiseptic in nature and is topically used to inhibit infections of wounds and lesions and assists in the restoration of the skin. Sandalwood is used extensively in aromatherapy and is known to alleviate stress levels and promote emotional well-being.